which hole is bigger?

two noteworthy things happened today that affect my life. one more directly than the other. both are big problems, but i can only do something about the one. so, which is now the bigger problem?   there is a hole in my roof. about this i can, at some point after the rain stops, do…

history in the making

history is in the making in our land – yet again – and it is fascinating to be a part of it.   it’s funny, i didin’t enjoy history at school much – mainly because of all the essays we had to write. but that has changed, and i remember clearly the moment that it…

happy birthday madiba!

today is the birthday of one of the world’s true gentlemen. true to his convictions, tolerant of others, and respectful – always. what an example he has set! yep, nelson mandela is 90 today. i am so very very happy for him, that he has had so many years post-prison to spend with his family…